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Sable Highlands Interim Recreation Management Plan

In December of 2008, Chateaugay Woodlands LLC entered into a purchase and sale contract with the State of New York to sell a conservation easement on an approximately 84,000 acre portion of the lands which formerly constituted the Domtar Industries Inc. Adirondack Forest. The conservation easement agreement, dubbed the Sable Highlands Easement by DEC, opens 28,105 acres of land and water located in designated Public Recreation Use Areas to the public for hiking, fishing, hunting, canoeing and a variety of other recreational uses. The Sable Highlands Easement properties are located in the Towns of Franklin and Bellmont, Franklin County and the Towns of Ellenburg and Saranac, Clinton County.

Links to the interim recreation management plan can be found below. If you would like information on the Sable Highlands Easement, please contact Forester Sean Reynolds at the address/phone number listed in the right column.

Full Plan (PDF) (15 MB - Caution, this file will take a long time to download for those with slow speed internet access. You may want to download the plan in sections using the links below)

Plan without maps (PDF) (782 KB)
Map #1 (PDF) (872 KB)
Map #2 (PDF) (916 KB)
Map #3A (PDF) (836 KB)
Map #3B (PDF) (922 KB)
Map #4A (PDF) (912 KB)
Map #4B (PDF) (920 KB)
Map #4C (PDF) (927 KB)
Map #5 (PDF) (913 KB)
Map #6 (PDF) (912 KB)
Map #7 (PDF) (867 KB)
Map #8 (PDF) (906 KB)
Map #9 (PDF) (927 KB)
Map #10 (PDF) (916 KB)
Map #11 (PDF) (935 KB)
Map #12 (PDF) (918 KB)
Map #13 (PDF) (940 KB)


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